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NAME

       stime - set time

SYNOPSIS

       #include <time.h>

       int stime(time_t *t);

   Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)):

       stime(): _SVID_SOURCE

DESCRIPTION

       stime()  sets  the  system's  idea  of  the  time and date.  The time, pointed to by t, is
       measured in seconds since the Epoch, 1970-01-01 00:00:00 +0000 (UTC).  stime() may only be
       executed by the superuser.

RETURN VALUE

       On success, zero is returned.  On error, -1 is returned, and errno is set appropriately.

ERRORS

       EFAULT Error in getting information from user space.

       EPERM  The  calling  process  has  insufficient  privilege.   Under Linux the CAP_SYS_TIME
              privilege is required.

CONFORMING TO

       SVr4.

SEE ALSO

       date(1), settimeofday(2), capabilities(7)

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